Published May 9th, 2012 by

My weight struggle is no secret. A lifetime member of Weight Watchers, I own all their books and gadgets. I work out with a gal who nudges me into daily…

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Published May 7th, 2012 by

Watermelon used to be a definite guessing game at our house. Ripe or not ripe? We couldn’t tell. Finally someone taught us that ripe melons have a bright shine on…

Read More Yellow Belly

Published May 7th, 2012 by

What if no one ever given them a ride to synagogue, or took them to youth group or just insisted that they show up for service? What if no one…

Read More Leading Lives

Published May 7th, 2012 by

My friend walked in the door looking much shorter than usual. In fact she couldn’t stand up straight. “This is the only way my back doesn't hurt,” she said. “If…

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Published May 2nd, 2012 by

I dream of the day I can give everyone a spectacular Christmas. Every family will have an outrageously wonderful roast beef or turkey dinner. Every child will open at least…

Read More Christmas in May

Published May 2nd, 2012 by

One glance at the back of my new magazine, and o-o-o-o-h did I ever feel special!  They knew my name!  A big company like that took the time to call…

Read More Current Resident

Published May 2nd, 2012 by

“What do you all think of this outfit?” We all hemmed and hawed over our answers because Auntie’s purple/green print suit was simply awful. The color was garish, the hem…

Read More Face Grace

Published May 2nd, 2012 by

“Have you had a mask made yet,” she asked. Mask? What was she talking about? I hadn’t even seen Phantom of the Opera. Why would a total stranger say such…

Read More Oreo Faith

Published May 1st, 2012 by

“No one volunteered to organize the office party so the boss gave the job to me. I’ve been voluntold…again!” she whimpered. Who hasn’t found themselves in that mess? How do…

Read More Volun-told

Published April 30th, 2012 by

The prize of the New York Yankees, first baseman, Henry Louis “Lou” Gehrig (June 19, 1903 – June 2, 1941), still holds the record for the most grand slams and…

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